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Senior Cyber Range Engineer


Senior Network Engineer


Annapolis Junction, Maryland, United States


Are you ready for a rewarding career challenge?

Unleash your potential at Leidos, where we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Are you an experienced Senior Cyber Range Engineer looking for a new challenge? Join our team supporting the cutting-edge Cyber TRIDENT Program and make an impact by guiding the definition, implementation, and delivery of capability focused on Cyber Training systems. As a key player in our team, you will leverage your skills to provide expertise in large scale cyber exercises and multi-spectrum cyber operations. Don't miss the opportunity to take your career to the next level and be part of an innovative and dynamic environment. Apply now!

Your greatest work is ahead!

The Mission
The Leidos National Security Sector provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for National Security include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. From scanning for illicit material at ports and borders to predicting future events and instability up to five years in advance, our products help customers make the world safer. To explore and learn more, click here!

Are you ready to join a team dedicated to a mission? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career - share your resume with us today!

Primary Responsibilities

Your Main Objective:

  • Responsible for operational planning in support of training, exercises, operations, and coordination of integrated cyber operations.
  • Support large scale cyber exercises and multi-spectrum cyber operations, both defensive and offensive activities.
  • Work with cyber operators and provide cyber range expertise to enable DCO and OCO operations for Cyber Command.
  • Translate cyber mission force training and mission rehearsal goals into actionable event environments.
  • Support the design and execution of cyber range training events.
  • Provide expertise in architecture, virtual environments, networking, authentication, and system security.
  • Coach and review the work of lower-level technical staff.
  • Focus on continuous process improvement across the training event activities.
  • Work with stakeholders (customer, users, developers, vendors) on requirement changes that impact the training environment.

Basic Qualifications

What Sets You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or similar, and eight (8) or more years of experience in a relevant field. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Experience with or knowledge of the 5 stages of joint event life cycle (JETC) as it applies to training events.
  • Experience with Linux and Windows, network administration, and networking protocols/functions (e.g., HTTP, HTTPS, SSL/TLS, SMTP, DNS).
  • Experience with MS Active Directory and VMWare.
  • Experience with security monitoring platforms, such as Security Onion or Splunk.
  • Worked with Red Hat Identity Management (IdM) and Single Sign-On (SSO) technologies.
  • Experience with commercial cloud infrastructure deployment environments such as AWS and Azure.
  • Self-starter who can work independently in a fast-paced environment while working effectively with engineers and customers.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and requirements from stakeholders.
  • Must have minimum Top Secret level clearance and ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance.
  • Possess a DoD 8570 certification, such as Security+, CCNA, CISSP or other equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

You Might Also Have:

  • Experience with MS Exchange and Edge Transport servers.
  • Knowledge of routing protocols, such as BGP & OSPF, and route maps.
  • Experience with DNS servers to include queries, mail exchange and name records.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to interface with customers, leadership, and teammates.
  • Four or more years of experience with cyber training and cyber operations.

At Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. We inspire our staff with interesting assignments that allow them to thrive professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business. We look forward to learning more about you – apply today!

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $101,400.00 - $183,300.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.